2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Mother Tongue of Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Mother Tongue of Child (10), Mother Tongue of Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (10), Knowledge of Official Languages by Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Child (5), Knowledge of Official Languages by Other Married Spouse or Common-law Partner (5) and Age Group of Child (5) for Children Under 18 Years of Age in Couple Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census

Data table

Select data categories for this table


This table details mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner , mother tongue of child , mother tongue of other married spouse or common-law partner , knowledge of official languages by married spouse or common-law partner , knowledge of official languages by child , knowledge of official languages by other married spouse or common-law partner and age group of child for children under 18 years of age in couple families in private households in CanadaFootnote 4
Child - Mother tongue (10) Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partner (10)
Total - Mother tongue of married spouse or common-law partnerFootnote 5 English French Non-official language Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal English and French English and non-official language French and non-official language English, French and non-official language
Total - Mother tongue of childFootnote 6 5,385,655 2,830,175 1,011,125 1,435,030 52,375 1,382,655 16,025 74,020 16,295 2,980
English 3,375,495 2,757,780 68,570 503,545 19,535 484,005 6,290 36,515 2,185 610
French 1,024,025 33,690 923,225 57,660 595 57,065 3,495 435 5,240 285
Non-official language 825,405 16,505 4,160 798,845 31,720 767,125 115 4,120 1,535 130
Aboriginal 33,130 955 180 31,740 31,675 65 5 210 35 0
Non-Aboriginal 792,280 15,555 3,980 767,105 50 767,055 110 3,910 1,495 130
English and French 36,990 13,395 11,800 3,935 10 3,925 5,555 1,190 645 475
English and non-official language 98,225 8,280 225 58,970 475 58,495 215 29,695 495 345
French and non-official language 17,655 130 2,525 8,680 25 8,655 85 355 5,600 275
English, French and non-official language 7,855 390 620 3,395 5 3,390 275 1,720 600 865

Symbol(s)

Symbol ..

not available for a specific reference period

..

Symbol ...

not applicable

...

Symbol x

suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act

x

Symbol F

too unreliable to be published

F

Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The other 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

Return to footnote 1 referrer

Footnote 2

The married spouse or common-law partner is the first married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

Return to footnote 2 referrer

Footnote 3

The 'other married spouse or common-law partner' is the second married spouse or common-law partner listed on the census questionnaire.

Return to footnote 3 referrer

Footnote 4

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

Return to footnote 4 referrer

Footnote 5

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census. The 'married spouse or common-law partner' is the first spouse or partner listed on the census questionnaire.

Return to footnote 5 referrer

Footnote 6

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual at the time of the census.

Return to footnote 6 referrer

Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011021.

Date modified: